A BALANCED AND COMPLETE FOOD
Great Barko is a complete and balanced diet for your dog. No other foods or supplements are required to be fed apart from clean, fresh water. The quality recipe and exacting nutritional specifications of Great Barko ensures that your dog receives essential nutrients that are required to maintain health and vitality. You will notice that by volume Great Barko is heavier than many dry dog foods, this is because during the manufacturing process the ingredients are compressed tightly together into crunchy bite size pieces.
REAL QUALITY AND VALUE FOR MONEY
Great Barko has been formulated to meet or exceed the nutritional specifications recommended by the National Research Council, Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. By weight Great Barko is higher in protein and contains considerably less water than either fresh meat or canned dog food and is balanced for other essential nutrients such as fat, fibre, calcium, phosphorus, vitamins and minerals.
Because Great Barko is a highly nutritious concentrated food your dog may require less by volume than some other dry dog foods. Introduce Great Barko gradually and increase the quantity fed until the recommended amount is reached. The recommended rates are a guide only and should be regulated depending upon the activity and body condition of your dog. If your dog is not familiar with dry dog food it may take a few days to get used to the different crunchy texture. Gradually reduce the amount of usual food and increase the amount of Great Barko. It should not take long for your dog to be enjoying nutritious meals of Great Barko.
Puppies should be able to chew Great Barko from about 8 weeks of age, prior to this moisten with milk. From 10 weeks to 26 weeks feed approximately 50gms per 1kg of body weight, from 6 months to 1 year feed approximately 35gms per 1kg of body weight.
Great Barko is formulated from a selection of the following ingredients. Cooked meat or meat by-products derived from beef, lamb, chicken, pork, cooked fish or fish by-products, fat, cooked cereals, wheaten bran. Canola and soy products derived from them. Lysine, methionine, antioxidant, bentonite, vitamins and minerals.
Vitamins: A, D3, E, K, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B6 (pyridoxine), B12, niacin, pantothenate, folic acid and biotin.
Minerals: Calcium, phosphorus, sodium, chloride, cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, manganese, selenium and zinc.
SIZE OF DOG AMOUNT PER DAY
Toy. Up to 5kg
e.g. Chihuahua, Pekingese,
Toy Poodle Up to 130g (Up to 0.75 cup)
Small. 5 to 13kg
e.g. Australian Terrier, Corgi,
Dachshund 130g to 260g (0.75 - 1.5 cups)
Medium. 13 to 26kg
e.g. Kelpie, Border Collie,
Boxer 260g to 525g (1.5 - 3 cups)
Large. 26 to 40kg
e.g. Labrador, Greyhound,
German Shepherd 525g to 700g (3 - 4 cups)
Giant Breeds. 40kg +
e.g. Great Dane,
Newfoundland, St. Bernard 700g to 1050g (4 - 6 cups)
Very active dogs may require up to twice the normal amount and lactating bitches two to three times the normal amount.
Cool fresh water must be available at all times.
1 metric cup = approximately 170g